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Scrap Editor, Dow Jones

Dow Jones
New York, NY
Closing date
Aug 5, 2023

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Job Type
Full Time
Newswires, Finance, News

Job Details

Job Description:

Department/Product Overview:

McCloskey by OPIS is hiring an experienced ferrous scrap reporter for its metals and mining price reporting team. The role will be based in the United States.

Position Title:

Ferrous Scrap Editor

Position Location:

United States

About the Role/Position:

You will work within an international team leveraging our strengths in coal and carbon markets to expand into steel and steel feedstocks raw materials such as iron ore, scrap, manganese as part of McCloskey's expansion into the metals and mining segment and focus on raw materials markets that are driving the energy transition.

The deliverables will include daily and weekly price gathering and regular market intelligence updates on ferrous scrap markets with particular emphasis on US markets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and report on news and developments in the ferrous scrap markets and build out regular market intelligence updates
  • Gather trade activity data, verify and validate the data and calculate ferrous scrap price assessments in line with the price methodology
  • Work with the team to develop new ferrous scrap price assessments with a focus on North America
  • Network with industry market participants and constantly expand your pool of contacts
  • Represent McCloskey in metals conferences/forums

Key Qualifications and skills:


  • Minimum 3 years journalism experience, preferably in scrap markets
  • Strong communication, writing, and networking skills, with the ability to work under tight deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Undergraduate degree preferably in Journalism, English, Finance or Business.
  • Ability for source development and market engagement. Extensive contact book and familiarity with the industry is a plus.
  • Experience with spreadsheets and commodity data analysis.
  • Self-motivated, business-minded and results driven. Detail oriented and innovative thinker.
  • Confident and charismatic in engagement and communication

Physical Requirements:


Benefit Information


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Business Area: OPIS

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Union Status:

Non-Union role

Pay Range: $50,000 - $180,000

We recognize that attracting the best talent is key to our strategy and success as a company. As a result, we aim for flexibility in structuring competitive compensation offers to ensure we are able to attract the best candidates. The quoted salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what our ideal candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on the selected candidate's experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the interview process.

Pay-for-performance is a key element in our strategy to attract, engage, and motivate talented people to do their best work. Similarly to salary, for bonus eligible roles, targets are set based on a variety of factors including competitive market practice.

For benefits eligible roles, in addition to cash compensation, the company provides a comprehensive and highly competitive benefits package, with a variety of physical health, retirement and savings, caregiving, emotional wellbeing, transportation, and other benefits, including "elective" benefits employees may select to best fit the needs and personal situations of our diverse workforce..

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Req ID: 37769



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